Investar Bank Adds Commercial Lender in New Orleans Region

February 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM CST

Baton Rouge, La. Investar Bank recently hired Scott Krieger as a Commercial Relationship Manager and Vice President in the Greater New Orleans market. He will be based in Mandeville. Krieger has 23 years’ experience in banking with 19 of those years in commercial lending. He has experience in both compliance and underwriting. Krieger joins Investar from First American Bank and Trust Company.

As a Commercial Relationship Manager, Krieger will be responsible for growing and maintaining a commercial loan and deposit portfolio while providing the highest level of customer service. He enjoys growing relationships with his customers and is rewarded by seeing business owners that he has directly helped achieve their goals to be successful.

“We are very excited to add Scott to our Mandeville commercial lending team. With Scott’s long-standing roots in Western St. Tammany Parish, he is helping us expand our presence on the Northshore. His addition emphasizes our commitment to expanding our team of professional commercial lenders in this market,” Stephen Wessel, New Orleans Regional President, Investar Bank, said. “With his many years of lending experience working with local businesses on the Northshore, he will help us deliver our Investar Bank brand of relationship banking to an even wider range of business clients,” continued Wessel.

Krieger is a native of New Orleans and has been a resident of Mandeville for 36 years. He is a graduate of LSU in Baton Rouge with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Krieger also earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. As a graduate of the Leadership St. Tammany program, he remains active in the community serving on the membership committee for Business Networking International and is a member of Our Lady of the Lake Men’s Club.

Scott Krieger

Photo Caption: Scott Krieger, VP & Commercial Relationship Manager, Investar Bank, New Orleans Market


Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, had total assets of approximately $1.6 billion as of Dec. 31, 2017. Investar Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered in Baton Rouge, La. offering extensive banking products and services for individuals and businesses for over 10 years. The Bank serves several markets across South Louisiana with 20 branches: the Baton Rouge area (four branches in Baton Rouge, one in Denham Springs, one in Port Allen, one in Gonzales, one in Prairieville, one in Jackson, one in Slaughter, one in St. Francisville & one in Zachary), Hammond, the Acadiana area (one in Lafayette, one in Ville Platte, one in Mamou and one in Pine Prairie) and the New Orleans area (one in Metairie, one in Elmwood and one in Mandeville). Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit .